Skillsoft Blog

Anti-Corruption training remains top-of-mind for 2015

Corruption is proving again to be a key focus for compliance leaders in 2015. With the recent increase in FCPA investigations and the tightening of anti-corruption legislation around the globe, a strong compliance program is more important than ever.

To mitigate risk, organizations must provide effective training while remaining aware of the latest enforcement trends.Read more

Skillsoft Global Compliance Solutions Gives Back

By Norman Ford

The compliance team loves to give back. After Skillsoft’s annual Global Sales Meeting (GSM), our Knoxville team hosted a similar event to recap and align for the coming year. As part of this event, we pooled our resources and donated a couple hours of our time to a very important charity in our area.Read more

6 Ways to Ease into the New UK Care Certificate Standards

By Eugene Van Biert 

The Care Certificate, due to be rolled out across the UK this April, now looms large in the minds of all care providers.

Whether in a hospital setting, or residential or domiciliary care, the certificate is intended to provide employees with an essential understanding of the basic building blocks of care, as well as the skills required to deliver it on the frontline.Read more

Investing in Employee Development to Support Exponential Growth

By Kelley Noblet

In 2013, UST Global was facing an enviable dilemma. The leading provider of end-to-end IT solutions was growing at an exponential rate—48%, to be specific—and in order to continue empowering its ever-expanding employee base with the skills required to succeed in a demanding industry, it needed to greatly expand its portfolio of innovative, on-demand learning solutions.Read more

Getting At-Risk Kids Excited About Learning: A Skillsoft Team Building Event

Last week, Skillsoft employees from around the world gathered at the annual Global Sales Meeting in Orlando, Fla. The event was an engaging opportunity for people from Skillsoft and SumTotal to share insights on the combined company’s vision of putting people at the center of learning and talent management.Read more

From “Big” Data to Just Data

By the Mind Commerce staff 

Today, we refer to “Big” Data because it relates to the huge challenge (and opportunity) to deal with unstructured data from many sources.  However, the world of tomorrow will have better structure to deal with unstructured data as well as structured data. Read more

The Seven Days of Learning

By Kevin Young

As National Learning at Work Week kicks off on the 19 May, workplace training and development is being brought to the forefront of U.K. business owners’ minds. With competitive industries and shifting markets, a highly trained and adaptable workforce can be the key to your business’ growth.Read more

Does Your Learning Partner “Get You?”

By Kieran King

Working at Skillsoft, I have the pleasure of talking with clients all throughout the world in order to understand what kinds of problems, issues, challenges, and opportunities they’re facing. The top three challenges that our learning and development client teams, as well as the industry at large are currently facing, include resourcing, alignment to the business and measuring impact.Read more